Infected blood: special category mechanism and financial and other support in England

Closes 17 Apr 2017

Opened 6 Mar 2017

Overview

This consultation sets out, and seeks views on, the special appeals mechanism that offers financial and other support for those with chronic hepatitis C infection. 

The department has developed a special appeals mechanism, called the special category mechanism (SCM), for those with chronic hepatitis C infection (stage 1). The SCM is a significant new element of the infected blood reforms and we are consulting on the details of it and proposals for ensuring the scheme remains within its budget.

 

 

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  • All Areas

Audiences

  • Patients
  • Carers

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  • Physical health